COMPETITION

This year, we bring to you the TLAFF 2017 International Flute Competition with Youth, Young Artist and Chamber Categories!

The repertoire does not need to be by Latin American composers.

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YOUTH A

Tuesday April 4th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Level: RCM Preparatory to Grade 2
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, up to and including grade 2 level.
Time limit: 5 minutes

Prizes:
1st Place: Five flute lessons with Toronto’s top flute teachers
(Value: $500)
2nd Place: A $250 Long & McQuade Gift Card
3rd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card

YOUTH B

Tuesday April 4th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Level: RCM Grade 3 to 6
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: One or two pieces or movements of pieces from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, grade levels 3 to 6.
Time limit: 5 minutes
Prizes:
1st Place: Five flute lessons with Toronto’s top flute teachers  (Value: $500)
2nd Place: A $250 Long & McQuade Gift Card
3rd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card

YOUTH C

Tuesday April 4th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Level: RCM Grade 7 to 9
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: Two contrasting works from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, grade levels 7 to 9.
Time limit: 10 minutes

Prizes:
1st Place: Five flute lessons with Toronto’s top flute teachers (Value: $500)
2nd Place: A $250 Long & McQuade Gift Card
3rd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card

YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTO COMPETITION

Wednesday April 5th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Level: Semi-professional
Age Limit: 30 years old by April 1st, 2017
Registration fee: $80
Requirements: Any full concerto for flute and orchestra, including double concertos with flute or other instruments. Piano accompaniment to be provided by competitor.
Time limit: 20 minutes

Prizes:
Winner will perform the full concerto with orchestra at TLAFF 2018.
Winner will receive a Professional Artist Photo Shoot from Mouna Tahar Photography.
Winner will receive a one hour Professional Music Career Consultation Session with festival organizers Alheli Pimienta, Izabella Budai and Adrian Kostic.
(value over $2000)

STUDENT/AMATEUR CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION

Thursday April 6th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Level: Semi-professional
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $100
Requirements: Any amateur, student or semi-professional chamber group containing at least one flute is eligible to participate.
Time Limit: 15 minutes

Prizes:
Gold: Three coachings with festival artists in the second week of the festival + free
admission to Festival Gala.
(value over $300)
Silver: One coaching with a festival artist
in the second week of the festival.

PROFESSIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION

Thursday April 6th, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Level: Professional
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $120
Requirements: Any professional chamber ensemble containing at least one flute.
Minimum two years of performance
experience. Ensemble needs to submit an application with CV, demo and programs. By invitation only. For those invited to
perform, scores of unpublished pieces
must be submitted in advance.
Time limit: 30 minutes

Prizes:
The winner will present a full concert in TLAFF 2018. Program will include the world premiere of a piece written for the group by a Latin American composer commissioned by TLAFF organizers.
(value over $5000)